With heightened levels of cortisol, nail-bitingly tight deadlines, caffeine-loaded diets, sensory overload from our wall to wall devices, and the stress of our everyday lives, it really should come as no surprise that our bodies are finding it increasingly difficult to switch off from the many distractions around us and reach a restful state. Yet, the question must be asked - why is sleep so important, how much should you be getting, and what can you do about it? Keep reading!
Getting your daily caffeine fix doesn’t always mean settling for just your standard triple, venti, half sweet, non-fat, caramel macchiato. If you're loco for cocoa, but ready to trade it in for a more effective caffeine buzz, check out our top 3 caffeine sources that are guaranteed to put your regular morning brew to shame!
In today’s day and age, we are inundated with health blogs, Facebook posts, and Instagram ads that all throw around the word ‘macros’ like it’s going out of fashion. Thankfully, for any fitness buffs or health enthusiasts who live and breathe macros, there is some great truth and benefits behind the philosophy of counting macros. Gone are the days of counting calories and having little focus on the quality of the nutrients we’re actually consuming. With the rise of the ‘macro’ phenomenon, we now have a much healthier, safer and more effective way of reaching our goals faster.
The topic of weights vs cardio has been an age-old debate, with the common misconception that lifting weights will make you big and bulky and excessive cardio will cause you to lose both fat and muscle. Yet, neither of these points are 100% true and there’s a simple reason for it. Keen to find out more about weights and cardio, and which is better for fat loss? Let’s break it down!